Ocs Inventory For Mac

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The OCS Inventory Agent for Mac OS was used to gather information about the hardware and software of the Mac's at CERN, which helped the Mac Desktop Service team provide better service. It also allows the remote installation of software packages. The same tool is deployed in CERN's desktop computers running SLC or CC.

OCS-NG collects information about the hardware and software of networked machines running the OCS client program ('OCS Inventory Agent'). OCS can visualize the inventory through a web interface. Furthermore, OCS includes the capability of deploying applications on computers according to search criteria. Extract OCS Inventory Agent Once you have downloaded the OCS Inventory Agent zip for MacOSX, extract it using any preferred tool on your Mac OS. Install OCS Inventory Agent on MacOS X Next double click on the package, Ocsinventory Inventory Pkg Setup.pkg to start the installation.

The OCS Inventory Agent for Mac OS is no longer in active use. Users can remove it from their Mac via the Self-Service.

Ocs Inventory Mac Os

The agent runs with local admin privileges. Information collection takes a few seconds each day and puts very little load on the Mac. It is non-intrusive and runs in the background in a transparent mode. The reports generated do not contain information about user activities or user files and are only accessible by the Mac Desktop Service team, which is committed to ensuring their confidentiality.

At CERN, the OCS Inventory Agent package was bundled together with most of the licensed third party software available at CERN. It was also available in the software repository of CERN for Mac computers, from the “Utilities/OcsInventory” directory. The installer is pre-configured for the CERN setup, there is no need to change any of the proposed settings.

Ocs Inventory Agent Mac Os X


If the device on which you intend to install this software is owned by an external university or institute, please ensure that you have the right to authorise the installation.